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Contact Goethe-Institut Washington

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Institute Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am - 3:30 pm


Language Course Operating Hours

We are available Mo-Fr from 10 am - 2 pm. Please send an email to germancourses-usa@goethe.de.

We are closed for the following holidays:

New Year's Day:
Monday, January 01, 2024

Martin Luther King Jr. Day:
Monday, January 15, 2024

Washington's Birthday:
Monday, February 19, 2024

Easter Break:
Friday, March 29, 2024 and
Monday, May 1, 2024

Memorial Day:
Monday, May 27, 2024

Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Independence Day:
Thursday, July 04, 2024

Labor Day:
Monday, September 02, 2024

Indigenous People's Day:
Monday, October 14, 2024

Veterans Day:
Monday, November 11, 2024

Thursday, November 28, 2024 and
Friday, November 29, 2024

Wednesday, December 25, 2024 


The Goethe-Institut is located in the 14th Street Corridor neighborhood of Washington DC, on the corner of 14th Street NW and R Street.

The Goethe-Insitut is located about a 10-minute walk from U St/African-American Civil War Mermorial/Cardozo station (green and yellow lines). Dupont Circle metro station (red line) can be reached within a 15-minute walk.

Numerous lines stop within a few blocks of the Goethe-Institut.

Circulator Bus:
14th Street Corridor and U Street, Green line Woodley Park-Zoo/Adams Morgan - McPherson Square Metro.

There are public bike racks available on 14th Street, north and south of the Goethe-Institut entrance.

The nearest available parking for hire is located on the southwest corner of 14th Street and S Street.